Our System Criminalizes Black Pregnancy. As a District Attorney, I Refuse to Prosecute These Cases

Published May 21 2021 at 1:02 PM GMT
  • Reproductive health remains overly criminalized and stigmatized with little to no acknowledgement.
  • There are more than 1,200 documented cases of women, disproportionately Black and working-class women, who have been arrested because of their pregnancy outcomes since 1973.
  • We have neglected these women for far too long.
  • It’s time to challenge how the criminal-justice system has….



  • Published May 21, 2021 1:02 PM GMT